Clare F.

Location:

Boston, MA

Member since:

May 12, 2013

Favourite Book as a child

"Emperor Mage," by Tamora Pierce

Favourite Book as an adult

This question is impossible to answer. I don't even know where I would start. Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey" is a contender.

Favourite author/s

Tamora Pierce (still), Oscar Wilde, Jane Austen, and I have a volatile love-hate relationship with Victor Hugo.

Classic book you want to read but haven't yet

Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte. I don't even remember what it's supposed to be about, but "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" was amazing.

Best excuse for not reading a classic book

"I accidentally bought the abridged version! I can't possibly read an abridged version..."

Introduction

Since finishing my English major I have tried to keep up reading Serious Literature, but I've really missed the discussion/criticism­ element. And I sometimes need to be prodded into picking up those thousand-page 19th century novels...


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